Around the Village

If you’re visiting Marton, you might be interested in:

  • visiting our church Marton is home to St James and St Paul’s Church, the oldest timbered church in Europe still in use. It was founded and endowed in 1343 by Sir John de Davenport, and is said to be built on a prehistoric mound. It is a Grade 1 listed building—and well worth a visit. (click here to visit their website)
  • the Marton Oak On private property, the Marton Oak is thought to be the oldest tree in Britain, at 1,200 years old. Find out more about myths surrounding the tree and about the tree itself.
  • eating and drinking There are 3 places in the centre of the village where you’ll be able to find something to eat and drink:
  • exploring outdoorsAs well as the footpaths, bridleways and cycleways running through the village, Marton also contains a golf course, livery stables and even a paintballing centre.